University of Oregon journalism school dean finalists named

Jacobson (left) and Evans

Jacobson (left) and Evans

Temple University School of Media and Communication interim dean Thomas Jacobson and Indiana University School of Journalism interim dean Michael Evans are finalists for the dean’s job at the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication.

Jacobson has been interim dean at Temple for nearly four years, while Evans was named Indiana’s interim dean last summer after Brad Hamm left to become Medill dean. (Evans is currently dealing with this merger plan at IU.)

* Finalists for School of Journalism and Communication announced (